Glasgow, 2 November 2021 (TDI): Vietnam’s Prime Minister, Pham Minh Chin affirmed on COP26 that his country will take stronger measures to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Mr. Pham is in Glasgow for COP representing his Vietnam there.

Prime Minister told the session that climate change has bitter effects on our lives such as food security, water security, sustainable development, and other environmental issues. Climate Change even also threatens the survival of many communities, he added. It requires us to act faster and bolder.

Vietnam’s Premier also stressed the importance of science, financial resources, and nature-based and people-centric actions. These will help to foster growth model transformation towards green growth.

He said that restoring nature should be the top priority of all development policies in the world. He also urged the developed countries to show dedication in implementing commitments such as climate finance. The Prime Minister of Vietnam called on the developed countries for funding for the post-2050 period.

Vietnam also urged other countries to show commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. British government praised Vietnam’s efforts and commitment to achieve net-zero emission by 2050.

Earlier, Prime Minister Pham also held meetings with the other counterparts of the world countries. He also met with the United States’ President Joe Biden and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.